Friday, 19 September 2014
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Aug 25 2010 | 12:55pm ET
Citigroup has hired a BNP Paribas hedge fund salesman to head its own commodity hedge fund sales effort.
Christian Lusted has been named director of hedge fund sales on Citi’s London commodities team, Bloomberg News reports. He started at his new post on Aug. 17.
Before joining BNP Paribas in 2006, Lusted worked at Amalgamated Metal Trading.
Possibly to fill Lusted’s shoes, BNP Paribas has added BlueGold Capital Management’s Mads Hultgreen as head of commodity derivatives European hedge fund sales. BNP would not say whether Hultgreen was hired to succeed Lusted.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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